Flying from Basel
Local and international flights from Basel are handled through EuroAirport Basel – Mulhouse – Freiburg (BSL), which is located a very convenient 6 kilometers from the city. A bit of a geographical oddity, EuroAirport Basel is one of only a handful of airports that is jointly operated by two countries, with its international status requiring the unusual assignment of 3 different airport codes. Located entirely on French soil, the airport nevertheless contains a Swiss customs area, and it is possible to pass between the two countries through the airport with valid ID.
Basel Airport Information
A modern facility both in design and amenities, EuroAirport Basel contains all the conveniences passengers require for a relaxing and comfortable journey. The airport features a wide variety of restaurants, bars, stores and duty-free establishments, and is equipped with Wi-Fi throughout the facility. An international currency exchange and ATM machines are also located within the airport, as well as convenient parking structures on both sides of the border.
Getting to the Airport in Basel
The number 50 bus to EuroAirport Basel takes approximately 20 minutes to arrive from the city. A taxi to EuroAirport Basel is also available and more convenient, but is more expensive.
Arriving in Antalya
Antalya is an ageless city situated in a prime location along the picturesque Turkish coastline, which today is one of the world’s great resort getaways. With so much to see and to do, it is no surprise that tourist flights to Antalya have more than tripled in recent years.
First Time in Antalya
Antalya is home to some unique historical attractions that really should not be missed. Yivli Minare Mosque, for example, dates back to the 13th century and it is considered the symbol of the city.
History buffs will love the ancient ruins of Perge, home to the Hittites at the dawn of the 16th century, and remarkably well preserved. Children will love Beach Park, which is home to a collection of sea life exhibits.
Making the Most of Your Antalya Holiday
If traveling to Antalya during the first week of September, consider booking tickets to Antalya’s Phaselis Festival, which is a joyful celebration of Turkish culture and music. Soak up the local flavors with cheap hotels in Antalya’s Kaleiçi district, and double your savings with great flight deals to Antalya online at airberlin.com. airberlin's comfortable check-in services makes traveling more convenient than ever.